Now that you鈥檝e picked out your summer party theme and gotten all the supplies for those fruity bourbon cocktails, make sure your squad can kick back and enjoy without getting overheated. To help you throw an #epic and memorable summer party sans underarm sweat stains, we鈥檝e rounded up 13 essentials that鈥檒l keep your party hot and your guests cool. Keep scrolling to find all the chill hacks below.

1. DIY Ice Cream Bar Cart: Why not just dedicate a whole bar cart to the most glorious summer dessert ever? (via Brit + Co)

2. Big Mouth Toys Rainbow Cloud Swim Up Bar ($36): If you鈥檙e throwing a pool party, toss in one of these swim-up bars. Fill the middle with ice and beverages and let your guests enjoy a refreshing dip and sip.

3. DIY Retro Beach Umbrella: Keep your friends out of the sun with this beach umbrella. The tassel fringe isn鈥檛 too hard to DIY, and the extra swag makes all the difference. (via Sugar & Cloth)

4. DIY Popsicles: A pretty popsicle can bring a smile to anyone鈥檚 face, especially if you spike 鈥檈m. Good enough reason to host a Popsicle Party? We think so. (via Kate鈥檚 Creative Space)

5. Urban Outfitters Stay Cool Pool Slide ($15): That patio can get scary hot. If your friends are trekking to the pool, the bar cart, or the bathroom, their toes would benefit from having a cool pair of shoes to slip on and off.

6. DIY Drink Ice Bucket: Frozen water balloons are more colorful than ice, and they don鈥檛 leave a drippy mess all over your floor. (via A Subtle Revelry)

7. Heat Relief Bar: Sure, the bar cart with the ice cream and cocktails might be more popular, but trust us: Guests will be *v* grateful for a basket of bug spray, cool towels, and paper fans. (via Wedding Bee)

8. DIY Drink Koozies: Carrying a warm beer or soda around is kind of the worst. Make sure your guests鈥 bevies stay cold AF with this DIY koozie option that will add an extra special touch *and* serve as party favors. (via Studio DIY)

9. DIY Summer Hat Tassels: Get in touch with the magic of summer with a whimsical tasseled sun hat. You could make a couple to hand out to friends at a party when their noses and shoulders start looking a little too pink. (via Aww Sam)

10. PBteen The Emily & Meritt Beach Lounger and Sun Shade Tent ($69+): When shade is life, your friends will be extra grateful for this lounger/tent combo. Plus, it鈥檚 the perf backdrop for all those swimsuit selfies.

11. DIY Ice Bucket Hack: We鈥檝e all been there: Hacking away at a solid ice chunk because there鈥檚 too much water in the bucket. Keep your ice dry and drink ready by storing it in a colander with a bowl underneath to catch all the runoff. (via The Chic Site)

12. DIY Water Blasters: Honestly, it just wouldn鈥檛 be a summer party without a water fight of some sort. Take the classic sprinkler cool-down up a notch with these DIY pool noodle water blasters. (via Mom Endeavors)

13. DIY Minty Cooling Body Mist: This all-natural cooling mist is an essential for your backyard party. Not only will it keep your guests cool and refreshed, but it will help fight off that sweaty smell situation. (via A Beautiful Mess)

Which of these cool party essentials will you rock at your summer bash? Follow us on Pinterest for more fun ideas for summer!

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